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Downloading Books

Learn how to download Books from the San Antonio Public Library

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Free eBooks

Free Audio Books

What is an eBook?

An eBook is a book that is read through electronic means; in fact, the word eBook comes from the shortened words "electronic" and "book." 

Books can be read on computers, tablets, and smart phones making the world of reading more convenient than ever!

What is an eAudiobook?

An eAudiobook is an audiobook that is available for download in a digital format. 

SAPL's Collection

The San Antonio Public Library has been an eBook lending partner since 2007. This was the year SAPL acquired the eBook/eAudiobook lending service, OverDrive. While not the only eBook service the library uses, OverDrive Digital Library is definitely the most popular. 

Another eBook service include OneClickDigital which is primarily an eAudiobook lending service which recently began offering eBooks.

SAPL's eAudio Book Collection

The San Antonio Public Library subscribes to two different eAudio Book collections